457. In general.

5.     Nurses, Midwives and Nursing Associates

(1)     Introduction

457.     In general.

The main statutory provisions relating to nurses, midwives and nursing associates are the Nursing and Midwifery Order 20011 and statutory instruments made under it2. These provisions provide for the registration of nurses, midwives and nursing associates3, regulate their professional training and development4 and their fitness to practise5 and create certain offences in relation to practising and using certain titles without the necessary registration6.

The restrictions imposed by the Human Medicines Regulations 20127 on the manufacture